From daycares to universities, schools need shaded areas to provide comfortable and sun-safe outdoor spaces for learning, recreation, dining and gathering. Shaded outdoor classrooms and assembly areas provide space for social distancing and fresh air.

Apollo Sunguard offers shade structures that protect students, faculty and staff from UV radiation, the primary cause of skin cancer, and also lower ambient temperatures by up to 20 degrees. Learn more about how we can help add comfortable and functional shade to your school.

We Have Shade Structures For:

  • Assembly Areas
  • Athletic Venues
  • Bleachers
  • Colleges / Universities
  • Courtyards
  • Daycares
  • Early Childhood Centers
  • EV Charging Stations
  • Fitness Trails
  • Hospitals / Healthcare
  • K-12 Schools
  • Outdoor Classrooms
  • Outdoor Dining Areas
  • Parking Lots
  • Playgrounds
  • Picnic Areas
  • Pools
  • Schools
  • Sporting Facilities / Stadiums
  • Tennis Courts
  • Walkways

Our Shade Structure Services Include:

  • Fully Engineered Structures
  • Sealed Engineering Plans for all 50 States
  • Engineering & Design Assistance Available
  • 30 to 45 Days for Structure Delivery After Receipt of Order and Submittal Approval
  • Multi Foundation Designs for all Geotechnical Requirements & Soil Conditions in all Regions
  • Site Specific Engineering Assistance for Special Site Conditions Included with Order
  • Structures Engineered to Withstand 115 MPH Wind Load per current International Building Code (IBC) & Florida Building Code (FBC)*
  • All Structures Frames Engineered to Withstand 180 MPH Wind Load with Covers Off

*Apollo Sunguard recommends cover removal when winds forecasted to exceed a Category 1 hurricane of 74-95 MPH, 119-153 km/h.


Apollo Sunguard is the first shade company to win the Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology, an award which recognizes excellence in public education of dermatologic issues.

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Industry's Strongest Warranty Non Pro-Rated 15 Years Fabric 20 Years Frame badge.


We warranty all steel framework for 20 years and all fabric covers for 15 years.

Apollo Sunguard Warranty

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Our fabric is tested by an independent laboratory and a large selection of colors meet a minimum of 93% UV Block.

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Apollo Sunguard Shade Cloth® is known for its great strength, vibrant colors and durability.


Our innovative shade structures are uniquely designed with a quick release system to remove the fabric covers.

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